Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Essence of Teshuvah: A Path to Repentance

The Essence of Teshuvah: A Path to Repentance (Hardback)

£54.95
To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Teshuvah is one of the fundamental principles of Judaism, yet few truly understand what it actually is. A broad translation of the term is "repentance, " although teshuvah extends far beyond atonement for sins. It is a means of connecting with God, of seeking to raise oneself to a higher level of existence. While many books focus on practical aspects of teshuvah, The Essence of Teshuvah: A Path to Repentance differs in that it offers a deep understanding of the profound notion of teshuvah. Rabbi Chaim Nussbaum, a highly regarded Jewish teacher, lecturer, and writer, seeks to provide contemporary men and women with a tool to find the meaning of teshuvah, to give depth and spiritual enrichment to the quest for personal growth through the striving to reach the goals laid out for the Jewish people by the Creator. The book attempts to provide answers to questions the serious student of religion may encounter, questions of forgiveness, of regret, of the relationship of man - a limited creature, to God - infinite and beyond the confines of time and space. The Essence of Teshuvah is divided into three parts. In the first part, Rabbi Nussbaum examines the biblical personalities who exemplified the characteristics of teshuvah - Adam and Eve, Cain, and King David. Through a succinct presentation of the elements of teshuvah in their lives, the reader is given an awareness of the powerful forces, common to even contemporary man, that drive one to seek a place in society, and the relationship of repentance to that goal. Rabbi Nussbaum completes this section with a look at the life of Nathan Birnbaum, one of the builders of modern Judaism, clearly illustrating that the lessons of teshuvah from biblical times can indeed be related to modern man. Part II, "The Phenomenon of Teshuvah, " concentrates on the issues concerning contemporary man on his path to teshuvah. Rabbi Nussbaum discusses concepts such as sin, conscience, personal responsibility, repentance out of fear, and repen

Religion & BeliefsJudaismJudaism: theologySport & Hobbies Publisher: Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers Publication Date: 01/10/1993 ISBN-13: 9781568210254  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 3-5 weeks.  

More books by Chaim Nussbaum

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Heart of Torah, Volume 1: Essays...
(Paperback)
Shai Held; Yitz Greenberg
 
 
£20.99
 
Mind the Gap: How the Jewish Writings...
(Paperback)
Matthais Henze
 
 
£28.99
 
The Heart of Torah, Volume 2: Essays...
(Paperback)
Shai Held; Yitz Greenberg
 
 
£20.99
 
Israel, the Church, and...
(Hardback)
Steven D. Aguzzi
 
 
£105.00
 
Latest Blog
Caroline Taggart on Why Punctuation Can be Surprisingly Exciting
18/10/2017

Caroline Taggart explains the versatility of punctuation.

Under the Knife: Recreating the Grimy World of Victorian Surgery
17/10/2017

Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.

The Sky Doesn't Have to be Blue: Steve Antony on Life as a Colour Blind Illustrator
13/10/2017

Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd